Arcade Coffee Shops

Garlands Eatery and Coffee House

District: Cardiff Central
Address: 4 Duke Street Arcade Cardiff,
PostCode: CF10 1AZ
Phone: 029 2066 6914

An excellent arcade café offering specialist teas and coffees. An excellent menu with both the traditional English and Welsh breakfast and its vegetarian counterpart  excelling. featuring thick-cut bacon, pork and leek sausages , fried eggs, (free range)  mushrooms, grilled fresh  tomato, and beans.

Other favourites are smoked salmon and scrambled eggs.

It has a Parisian feel to it but take your time as food like this does not get thrown together.

Garlands interior

Above: Garlands Eggs Benedict.

Cegin y Ddraig (Dragons Kitchen)

District: Cardiff Central
Address: 47-49 Castle Arcade
PostCode: CF10 3BW
Phone: 02920 233723

It  really does seem that the all cafes in the Arcades are top quality and this one in Castle Arcade is no exception. Excellent food and very friendly staff are complemented by music and great décor.

Classic Welsh cakes and traditional welsh dishes, its all freshly made and includes bloomers as well as sandwiches.

Coffee is nurtured here with shots of nutty flavor, spicy ginger and caramel of course. A true flavor of Wales.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 – 17:30 Sat 9:00 – 17:30

New York Deli

District: Cardiff Central
Address: 19 High St Arcade, Cardiff
PostCode: CF10 1BB
Phone: 02920 388388

Highly rated and busy cafe in the High Street arcade. Fantastic value, fast and the sandwiches and baguettes are a bit of a specialty.It has a regular clientelle which gives testimony to it’s quality.

OPENING HOURS Sun Closed Mon-Sat 09:15-17:00

The Plan

District: Cardiff Central
Address:  28-29 Morgan Arcade
PostCode: CF10 1AF
Phone: 029 2039 8764

A light and airy Cardiff Café that oozes class, difficult to miss because of its huge windows. This is a café that frequently out does the opposition for coffee and the is unsurpassed for it’s food. Great baked potatoes. Good range of cakes and it’s position being close to St Mary’s street and the Hayes means its easy to plan your shopping route around it.

Servini’s Snack Bar

District: Cardiff Central
Address: 2 Wyndham Arcade
PostCode: CF10 1FJ
Phone: 029 2039 4054

Servinis is very hard to beat for an all day breakfast. Lunch is pretty good as well with some excellent pasta typified by carbonara and lasagna The café is large so you are well assured of a seat. The café is at the bottom of St marys Street opposite the new library.

Coffee Barker

District: Cardiff Central
Address: Castle Arcade
PostCode: CF10 1BU
Phone: 029 2022 4575

Coffee here is good but this arcade cafe has a reputation for truly excellent chocolate.